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Prince Harry blasted as ‘f***ing woke snowflake’ by rock icon Noel Gallagher for ripping Royal Family

Rock icon Noel Gallagher, formerly of hit-making band Oasis, blasted Prince Harry as a “f***ing woke snowflake” for ripping the Royal Family.

What are the details?

In an interview with the Sun, Gallagher — who led Oasis to worldwide superstardom in the ’90s while feuding with his younger brother, Liam, the group’s vocalist — said he sympathizes with Prince William for having a younger brother “shooting his f***ing mouth off with s**t that is just so unnecessary. I’d like to think I was always the William.”

He added, “Prince William. I feel that f***ing lad’s pain,” the Sun noted.

Gallagher, 54, has endured many verbal shots from his younger brother, who’s 46, after Oasis called it quits a decade ago, the paper said.

Which more than likely fueled Gallagher calling out “f***ing a**hole” Prince Harry for publicly “dissing your family” — and the guitarist-songwriter told him to “shut up,” the paper said.

He even took a shot at the equally controversial Meghan Markle, Harry’s outspoken wife, the Sun reported: “This is what happens when you get involved with Americans. As simple as that.”

It’s worth noting that Prince Harry also commanded top podcaster — and MMA fighter — Joe Rogan to “just stay out of it” after Rogan suggested that young people should not get the COVID-19 vaccine and soon after criticized the First Amendment as “bonkers,” which drew lots of backlash.

Kudos from Piers Morgan

Outspoken British TV personality Piers Morgan — who parted ways with “Good Morning Britain” earlier this year over his criticism of Markle
loved Gallagher’s take:

Morgan
also tweeted that Gallagher’s interview with the Sun was “brilliant” and added “thank God there are still stars like @NoelGallagher who speak their mind, don’t care who gets ‘offended’ & never whine about how awful their pampered privileged lives are. More please.”

Not Gallagher’s first shot across the bow

This wasn’t the first time Gallagher addressed headline-grabbing subjects. Last September, he said he
refused to wear masks in public and that “there’s too many f***ing liberties being taken away from us now.” And in 2017, he blasted the U.K. government for failing to stop terrorism.

“Our government are seemingly powerless to f***ing stop this s**t,” Gallagher
told the New Musical Express after a deadly bombing. “I have children, and they’re growing up in London, and they take the tube, I take the tube – we all take public transport because I can’t drive. And there’s bombers roaming free around the whole f***ing city, and the government and the one before them and the one after that will be powerless to stop it because of some hippy ideal about people’s religious beliefs.”

Here’s Gallagher singing one of Oasis’ many hits, “Wonderwall”:


Oasis – Wonderwall (live) – Later With Jools Holland – 02/12/1995

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Prince Harry rips 1st Amendment as ‘bonkers’ — and more than a few Americans get plenty annoyed: ‘Show some utter respect’

Fresh on the heels of boldly commanding top podcaster — and MMA fighter — Joe Rogan to “just stay out of it” in regard to Rogan suggesting that young people should not get the COVID-19 vaccine, Prince Harry’s outspoken mouth is getting him in trouble again.

What did he say this time?

The Duke of Sussex — who recently left his royal family behind in England for the sunnier environs of southern California, since which he’s nabbed a considerable windfall through deals with American companies like Netflix and Spotify, the Daily Mail reported — was conversing on Dax Shepard’s podcast Thursday when the subject of paparazzi taking photos of celebrities’ children came up.

“I don’t want to start, sort of, going down the First Amendment route because that’s a huge subject and one in which I don’t understand because I’ve only been here for a short period of time, but you can find a loophole in anything,” Harry said, adding that “laws were created to protect people.”

The prince added, “I believe we live in an age now where you’ve got certain elements of the media redefining to us what privacy means. There’s a massive conflict of interest. And then you’ve got social media platforms, trying to redefine what free speech means. … And we’re living in this world where we’ve almost, like, the laws have been completely flipped by the very people that need them flipped so they can make more money, and they can capitalize off our pain, grief, and this sort of general self-destructive mode that is happening in the moment.”

And soon Harry delivered the shot heard ’round the world: “I’ve got so much I want to say about the First Amendment. I still don’t understand it, but it is bonkers.” (In fairness, Shepard agreed: “It is bonkers.”)

The prince’s comments can be heard in context after the 39-minute mark of the podcast.

How did folks react?

To put it mildly, a number of Americans didn’t much care for Harry’s commentary on the Constitution’s First Amendment, which guarantees citizens the right to freely express themselves, practice whatever religions they choose — or none at all — and to assemble and petition the government.

To say nothing of the fact that the prince is a guest here, making a load of cash here, and enjoying a lifestyle here protected by U.S. laws — and on top of that admitting that “I still don’t understand” the First Amendment, yet summoning the arrogance to dismiss it as “bonkers” — a number of notable U.S. citizens fired back hard.

“We fought a war in 1776 so we don’t have to care what you say or think,” Meghan McCain of “The View” said in reaction to Harry’s comments. “That being said, you have chosen to seek refuge from your homeland here and thrive because all of what our country has to offer and one of the biggest things is the 1st Amendment — show some utter respect.”

Others shared McCain’s sentiments:

  • Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas quipped in rather understated fashion that it’s “nice” that Harry “can say that.”
  • GOP U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw, also of the Lone Star State, noted that Harry “just doubled the size of my Independence Day party.”
  • Megyn Kelly reminded him that it’s “‘better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.’ (Lincoln or Twain or someone smarter than Prince Harry.)”
  • “Don’t let the door knob hit you, Windsor,” Fox News’ host Laura Ingraham tweeted.

Author Nick Adams — who’s from Australia and says in his Twitter bio that he’s “American by choice” — declared that “Prince Harry should go back to the UK!”

Even fellow Brits got into the act. Former Brexit leader Nigel Farage observed that “for Prince Harry to condemn the USA’s First Amendment shows he has lost the plot. Soon he will not be wanted on either side of the pond.”

Dan Wootton of the UK’s GBNews tweeted that “the First Amendment is one of the biggest reasons why the USA is a bastion of free speech and freedom of expression. The fact Prince Harry doesn’t like it because he thinks rich privileged folk deserve more rights than everyone else says a lot!”

Speaking of, Harry and Meghan just added more to their already considerable coffers with a new partnership with Proctor and Gamble, Yahoo Finance reported Sunday.

Anything else?

According to the Daily Mail, Harry also criticized Prince Charles, Prince Philip, and the queen during the podcast and complained he had suffered “genetic pain,” which led to royal aides demanding that give up his royal titles.

During the 2020 election cycle, Harry and Meghan issued a video widely interpreted as a campaign ad for then-candidate Joe Biden.

When asked for his reaction to the couple weighing in on the race at the time, then-President Donald Trump said, “I’m not a fan of hers, and I would say this — and she probably has heard that — but I wish a lot of luck to Harry, ’cause he’s gonna need it.”

Harry and Meghan also were famously interviewed by Oprah Winfrey recently, during which they alleged racism within the Royal Family.

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French magazine Charlie Hebdo sparks fury for cartoon of Queen kneeling on Meghan Markle’s neck: ‘It’s terrorism!’

The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo sparked online outrage after its latest cover evoked memories of the death of George Floyd. The controversial cover depicted a cartoon caricature of Queen Elizabeth II pressing her knee into the neck of Meghan Markle, which was labeled as “hate speech,” and lambasted as being “offensive” and “racist.”

The front page of the provocative newspaper parodies the death of George Floyd, where former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was caught kneeling on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes. The Charlie Hebdo cover satirizes the death of Floyd with a visual comparison to the split of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex with the royal family.

The headline on the cartoon reads: “Why Meghan left Buckingham Palace.” There is a dialogue bubble from Meghan, saying, “Because I couldn’t breathe anymore,” a reference to the May 25 video of Floyd, where he is heard saying, “I can’t breathe” over 20 times.

The controversial illustration was relentlessly chastised online by furious commenters, who racked up thousands of likes and retweets for their outrage.

One Twitter user declared, “Charlie Hebdo is a racist rag and has been for a very long time. Saying it does not mean condoning the 2015 attacks or being against free speech. It simply means being against racism. Ignoring it is being complicit and plays right in the hands of all those who seek to divide us.”

NBA basketball player Enes Kanter castigated the paper, “Shame on @Charlie_Hebdo_ for promoting Racism, Xenophobia, Islamophobia and Sexism. They make millions while making light of oppression and injustice all for a punchline. This is disgusting. Racism is NOT free speech. ITS HATE SPEECH AND TERRORISM!”

One tweet read, “Charlie Hebdo is a disgusting newspaper that promotes Racism, Xenophobia, Islamophobia and sexism. For years it has made fun of many serious social issues that exists in the world, whilst making millions of dollars. We need to call them out for this Bulls***.”

Another commenter ranted, “Creating a culture of hate is terrorism. STOP NORMALIZING RACISM AS FREE SPEECH! Racism is NOT free speech. ITS HATE SPEECH AND TERRORISM! It’s only white people I see defending racism under free speech and blatantly racist publications like Charlie Hebdo.”

Another said the cartoon was “absolutely disgusting.”

One person said, “I feel sick” after seeing the Charlie Hebdo cover.

Some people were so enraged by the cartoon that they referred to and attempted to justify the 2015 massacre that happened at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris that killed 17 and injured 11 others. Radical Islamic terrorists slaughtered the employees of the newspaper because of a satirical image of the Prophet Mohammed.

There were a few commenters who defended Charlie Hebdo’s cover as free speech.

One commenter said, “I remember when people were defending Charlie Hebdo after people their were murdered for free speech.”

“Charlie Hebdo has more than earned the right to say what it likes in the way it likes, and through the blood of their staff remains the rights of ourselves to freely criticize them in turn. But not to shut them down or shut them up. If you don’t like it, don’t RT it,” one person wrote on Twitter.

Another Twitter user said, “BREAKING: Charlie Hebdo, a magazine famous for offensive cartoon covers, does an offensive cartoon cover.”

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Piers Morgan refuses to back down over Meghan Markle criticisms despite UK agency launching investigation

Piers Morgan said Tuesday that he will not apologize for expressing doubt about claims from Meghan Markle that she experienced suicidal thoughts after joining Britain’s royal family.

Morgan’s defiant response comes after the United Kingdom’s regulatory agency governing telecommunications in Britain launched an investigation into “Good Morning Britain” over Morgan’s comments.

How did Morgan respond?

After officially quitting “Good Morning Britain” on Tuesday after being ridiculed by his co-hosts for not believing Markle, Morgan said he will not apologize.

“On Monday, I said I didn’t believe Meghan Markle in her Oprah interview. I’ve had time to reflect on this opinion, and I still don’t. If you did, OK. Freedom of speech is a hill I’m happy to die on,” Morgan tweeted.

“Thanks for all the love, and hate. I’m off to spend more time with my opinions,” he added.

What is the background?

Morgan incited controversy on Monday while reacting to Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, when he doubted Markle’s claim that her struggles with mental health were dismissed by the royal family.

“I’m sorry, I don’t believe a word she says,” Morgan said Monday on “Good Morning Britain.”

When a co-host expressed dismay over Morgan’s reaction, he doubled down. “I wouldn’t believe her if she read me a weather report, and the fact that she’s fired up this onslaught against our royal family, I think is contemptible,” Morgan said.

Ofcom, the U.K. media regulator, revealed Tuesday it had opened an investigation into Morgan’s comments after fielding more than 40,000 complaints.

“We have launched an investigation into Monday’s episode of ‘Good Morning Britain’ under our harm and offence rules,” the agency told Variety.

Why did Morgan quit?

The TV host stormed off the stage of “Good Morning Britain” on Tuesday after his co-hosts confronted him about his opinions.

ITV, the network that hosts “Good Morning Britain,” later released a statement:

Following discussions with ITV, Piers Morgan has decided now is the time to leave Good Morning Britain. ITV has accepted this decision and has nothing further to add.

Prior to leaving the show, Morgan explained that he did not believe Markle generally, but specifically her claim that members of the royal family dismissed her mental health struggles because of negative optics.

Morgan clarified that he was not dismissing mental health struggles altogether.

“When we talked about this yesterday, I said, as an all-encompassing thing, I don’t believe what Meghan Markle is saying generally in this interview and I still have serious concerns about the veracity of a lot of what she said,” Morgan said.

“But let me just state for the record on my position on mental illness and on suicide. These are clearly extremely serious things and should be taken extremely seriously and if someone is feeling that way they should get the treatment and the help they need every time,” he continued. “And if they belong to an institution like the royal family and they go and seek that help they should absolutely be given it.”

“It’s not for me to question if she felt suicidal, I am not in her mind and that is for her to say,” Morgan added. “My real concern was a disbelief frankly … that she went to a senior member of the royal household and told them she was suicidal and was told she could not have any help because it would be a bad look for the family.”

“If that is true a) that person should be fired and b) the royal family have serious questions that need to be answered,” Morgan said.

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